Felt Fest Instructor Profile #4: Lisa Classon

Take a look around The Tin Thimble and you’ll find Lisa Classon’s name all throughout. From her beautiful hand spun yarns, to carefully coordinated batts, nuno felted garments and her selection of classes, Lisa adds all sorts of beauty to the Thimble. We asked her a few questions so that our customers and students could get […]

Abalone Nuno Felted Poncho by Lisa Classon

Lisa’s nuno felting class to make a poncho now has a gorgeous new example! This beauty is a fantastic way to use small pieces of expensive, special or rare fabrics. Lisa included squares of fabric that she shibori dyed in one of Melissa Arnold‘s classes, and wow, is it inspiring! Look at how beautiful that shibori […]

Inside the Creative Workroom: Lisa Classon

Hello everyone! It’s Hannah writing to you today. Do you know my sister, Lisa? Spinning, dyeing and felting extraordinaire and instructor of fantastic classes like the bucket bag, indigo dyeing and the window scarf (to name a few)! She’s been working on getting her workroom clean and organized for months (it’s amazing how long that process […]

Busy Hands Make Beautiful Things

For the past couple of months, our creative mother-daughter duo, Sharon Mansfield and Lisa Classon have been extra busy creating beautiful things for our store and for their classes. Sharon has been botanically dyeing men’s and women’s clothing with fantastic results:  The jagged edges of the leaf prints near the collar of the above shirt are such an […]

So Much Fun!

Marie and I met up again a few weeks ago and spent ANOTHER whole day photographing our inventory and, this time, some shots of the shop (we’ll show you those in another post)!  Above is just a sampling of what we did – you’ll see more and more sho…